Leona Coon

Leona H. Coon (Ballata)

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Leona H. (Clary) Coon, 81, of Cross Street, Westerly, passed away at her home on Thursday, July 25, 2019. She was the wife of the late Albert “Albie” Coon who predeceased her in 2010.

Born in Westerly, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Josephine Clary.

Leona worked in quality control for Victor Electric and was a devoted communicant of St. Clare Church. She enjoyed playing Bingo however spending time with her family was most important to Leona.

She is survived by her three children, Bruce A. Coon and wife Joan of Bradford, Dennis R. Coon of Westerly and Jean M. Martin of Charlestown; a sister Hazel Collins also of Westerly; ten grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son David Coon; and by two grandchildren, Eddie Lasater and Collin Aldrich.

The family would like to thank Hospice of RI and especially their mom’s nurse, Meghan Nelson, for the compassionate care that was given.

Visiting hours are omitted. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Clare Church, 62 Crandall Ave., Westerly on Tuesday at 10am. Burial will follow at First Hopkinton Cemetery, Old Hopkinton Rd., Ashaway. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Clare Church
    Corner of St. Clare Way & Crandall Avenue-Misquamicut
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    First Hopkinton Cemetery


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Theresa Watson

Posted at 08:29am
Sorry to hear of your loss Bruce. You were always a good son to your Mom.

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